Lynch Syndrome and Colon Cancer

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Last Modified: May 7, 2012

Question:

Due to Lynch Syndrome, I had my colon removed and a complete hysterectomy. 3 tumors were found in my colon, 1 in my uterus. Since then my adrenal glans have shut down (Addison's) and I have been diagnosed with R/A. Are the 3 somehow connected? Is there any way to treat me as a whole?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire transcript from the Focus on GI Cancers webchat.

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